Being charitable is believed to exemplify kindness and compassion, traits we look for in today's children and tomorrow's leaders.
But what will happen if we neglect to teach our children to give?
The Central New York Community Foundation has compiled a series of activities and resources you can use to get children and teens started with carrying out acts of kindness and giving back to their community:
10 Activities for Children & Families
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We asked local children how they would like to make a difference. See what they said: